Sustaining success in the business world is not always easy. Against the odds, Anthony Petrello has done just that. Involved in this world for quite some time, Petrello has created a track record of using his skills to improve companies. He has showcased a uncommon ability to improve the productivity of businesses. While his accomplishments are great, he has a history of giving back to others that is equally impressive.
Like many great leaders, Petrello’s success began in the classroom. His educational transcript includes a bachelors and masters degree in Mathematics from Yale. Later, Tony Petrello would add a J.D. Degree from the highly respected Harvard Law School. The skills and knowledge gained at these two schools would tremendously enhance Petrello’s ability to create success in the business world.
Life after graduate school was filled with a number of stops for Petrello. He quickly immersed himself into a number of projects. Petrello worked with the law firm Baker & McKenzie where he served as the Managing Partner of their New York location. He spent more than five years in this role. Petrello developed a expertise for the areas of international arbitration and taxation during this time. Shortly after his time with Baker & McKenzie, Petrello became a member of the Nabors Board of Directors. He also worked as the Executive Committee of the Board during the early 1990’s.
At his time Petrello was just beginning to make a dent on his career accomplishments. Tony Petrello would take on the challenge of working as President and Chief Operating Officer of Nabors, a position he held for more than twenty years. He also had a short stint as Deputy Chairman. Throughtout his career Petrello develop a large skill set which included a knowledge of how to creating specific planning and direction for his companies.
Giving back to the community is also high on Petrello’s priority list. His passion for children led him to work on the board for the Texas Children’s Hospital. Their passion for children with rare disorders has been inspiring to Petrello. His work and philanthropy continue to make news even after decades in business. he should continue to have an impact for years to come.